Wanted Benue Gang Leader Gana has been killed after surrendering.
Newsone Nigeria reports that Terwase Agwaza popularly known as Gana, a wanted criminal gang leader in Benue state, northcentral Nigeria, was killed hours after he surrendered for the amnesty programme in Katsina-Ala township stadium in Katsina-Ala local government area of Benue North senatorial zone on Tuesday, September 8.
A bounty of N10m had been placed on the Benue gang leader declared wanted years ago before he surrendered on Tuesday. September 8 was the second time he gave up himself after surrendering catchment of arms and ammunition to Benue amnesty programme of Governor Samuel Ortom, which he granted to restive youths in his first tenure.
But shortly after, Gana parted ways with the Ortom- led government then in All Progressive Congress (APC) after their relationship went sour and returned to the forest.
Wanted Benue Gang Leader Gana Killed
Gana, who was accused of the murder of Governor Ortom’s aide on security, Denen Igbana and was believed to be the brain behind criminal activities in Sankera geo-political zone comprising Ukum, Logo and Katsina-Ala local government areas and the entire Zone A senatorial.
It was learned that the insecurity in the zone became unbearable, forcing Sankera led by Senator Gabriel Suswam and some elders in the area to strike another deal for amnesty. The report added that the surrendered gang leader was being conveyed to Government House Makurdi where Governor Ortom will again receive him.
However, on Tuesday evening, the military confirmed that Gana had been killed. The military intercepted Gana convoy from Kala to Makurdi, took him to an unknown destination after this Gana was declared dead.
Commander of the Four Special Forces command, Doma local government area, Brigadier General Maude Ali Gadzama, confirmed Gana was gunned down in a battle with operatives but
See graphic photos of dead Gana: HERE.